Hong Kong - WILHK Launches 2019 Mentoring Programme for Future Leaders: Applications are now open!

Updated: Jan 18, 2019

Women in Law Hong Kong is, this week, launching the fourth year of the Women in Law Hong Kong Mentoring Programme and is inviting applications starting today.  The programme is free of charge for participants and will feature 12 mentors and 10 mentees from Hong Kong’s legal industry.

For mentees, the programme aims to empower you with confidence, help you develop a strong support network and gain and refine key skills to help you navigate and grow your careers.

For mentors, you will have the gratifying experience of making a difference to a young professional’s career while contributing to gender diversity. You will also have an opportunity to network with other industry professionals and learn from a group of young driven female lawyers on new developments and practices in today’s legal space.

The programme sessions will run from April to November 2019, and participants will come together for one-on-one mentoring, specially-tailored workshops, mentoring “lean-in” circles and networking events.

Key dates of the formal program can be found on the WILHK website.

Want to learn more about the WILHK Mentoring Programme experience? Click on the videos below to hear from sponsors and participants of the 2018 WILHK Mentoring Programme:

Interview with Selma Masood and Charisa Yeung (mentor/mentee pair)

Interview with Apoorvaa Paranjpe and Audrey Lo (mentees)

Interview with Brian Henderson (sponsor)

Interview with Joanna Caen and Audrey Lo (mentor/mentee pair)

Interview with Selma Masood and Joanna Caen (mentors)

Who should apply?

Mentors (male or female) that have at least ten years of work experience (with substantial exposure in the legal field or to the challenges faced by legal professionals and legal service firms)Mentees (female) that have three to five years of work experience in the legal fieldWillingness to commit to full participation in the WILHK Mentoring ProgrammeDedication to listening and learning from each other Participants have identified specific goals that they would like to achieveAdherence to confidentiality to ensure a mentor/mentee relationship of trust

To apply

Please submit the completed application form together with your latest CV and a recent photo to mentoringprogramme@wilhk.com. Application details and other information on the WILHK Mentoring Programme can be found on the WILHK website

Please submit your application by 10 March 2019.


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the WILHK mentoring team – Maureen Ho, Christine Joo, Lucy Wu, Jennifer Wu and Gwenlynne Lee at mentoringprogramme@wilhk.com

Feel free to pass this information on to friends and colleagues you think could benefit from this programme. We look forward to hearing from you.

Disclaimer: By submitting your applications, you consent for your data to be processed for the purpose of selection and operation of the programme by WILHK. Bios and photos of successful applicants will be used in the Class of 2019 booklet that will be shared with (but not limited to) 2019 participants, WILHK Committee and programme sponsors (current and potential).

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